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‘Still Life’ KEL BROWN 

Published December 8, 2022

In this episode of “Still Life,” Austin muralist Kel Brown discusses how jazz and hip hop infuse his work, why he moved to Austin for the art scene, and how he lets his own art surprise him. Steeped in the influence of the Austin abstract artists who came before him, Kel will often work past sundown—without noticing the passage of time….

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‘Still Life’ Marc Burckhardt 

Published October 14, 2022

In this episode of “Still Life,” renowned Austin artist Marc Burckhardt discusses his German-Texan roots, how he made a career of doing what he loves, and how “Austin is its own planet.” Of his iconic Still Austin labels and his work with the Distillery, Marc says, “It was a perfect fit for me.”…

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‘Still Life’ Gina chavez 

Published July 1, 2022

In this episode of “Still Life,” beloved Austin singer-songwriter Gina Chavez talks about her creative process, where she finds her muse, and how she embraces all parts of herself as a queer artist, a Catholic, and a native Austinite. Gina’s unique blend of art and authenticity is redefining Latin music, while garnering her a rabid following throughout Texas and beyond….

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‘Still Life’ fort lonesome 

Published May 27, 2022

In this episode, you’ll hear owner Kathie Sever, head tailor Rebekah DuBose and designer Amrit Khalsa talk about the chain-stitching process, what goes into designing and crafting a Ft Lonesome custom garment, and why rhinestones really need to make a comeback. Then watch them whip up their beautifully detailed, handmade fabric labels for our Four Grain Bourbon Whiskey release!

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Published April 14, 2022

In this episode of “Still Life,” Still Austin’s head distiller John Schrepel talks about the challenges of keeping a world-class whiskey operation running smoothly, while always maintaining a focus on quality. Since entering the industry a decade ago, John’s passion has continued to expand alongside the spirits he’s worked on—culminating in helping Still Austin evolve from a smallish craft distillery to being a powerhouse in the Texas whiskey industry….

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‘Still Life’ Caren Kelleher of Gold Rush Vinyl 

Published March 3, 2022

In this episode of “Still Life,” Gold Rush Vinyl founder Caren Kelleher talks about the process of making vinyl, the inspirational power of her grandparents’ late-40s Victrola, and the hardscrabble life of the modern musician. …

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